School of Human Movement, Sport, & Leisure Studies
SMRT Division Scholarships & Awards
Several honors and awards are available to SMRT majors. Listed below are seven awards with a brief description and application criteria for each.
To Apply: complete the SMRT Award & Scholarship Application Form
Please submit application form (2nd page) to Diane Euler (109 Eppler Center)
Deadline: By 5PM on February 22.
Al Sawdy Outstanding Student Trainer Award
This award is given to a junior or senior Athletic Training (AT) student. To be eligible, a student must have a 3.0 GPA in AT and a 2.5 GPA overall. Also, the student should be able to show service to the University AT program and have professional involvement. The recipient will be given a certificate and have his/her name added to a plaque in the Memorial Hall Training Room.
Tyson Memorial Scholarships:
Applications are available for students majoring in: Health Education, Health Promotion, Athletic Training, Exercise Specialist, Human Movement Science. Applicants must be rising seniors enrolled as full-time students at BGSU, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their major field of study, and provide a short essay describing professional goals and objectives. Application for this scholarship is available through the College of EDHD website. Check the application for the deadline.
Sport Management Awards:
Outstanding Sport Management Senior:
This award is given to the senior in Sport Management who best demonstrates the qualities of scholarship, leadership, and professional involvement/development. It consists of a plaque for the recipient and the recipient's name on a plaque in the Sport Management offices. To be eligible a student must have GPA of at least 2.75.
Magdalena Muniz-Fribley Scholarship in Sport Management:
This award is given to a full-time rising senior in the Sport Management program. To be eligible a student must have completed at least 90 hours of credits, with 30 being completed at BGSU. The award will be given on the basis of involvement in professional service and professional growth activities, financial need, and academic achievement.
M. Joy Sidwell Award for Outstanding Sport Management Internship Project:
This award is given to the Sport Management intern who completes the most extraordinary and distinguished project. This decision is made by a panel of sport management experience faculty.
Robert F. Collins Sport Media Scholarship:
The Robert F. Collins Sport Media Scholarship is presented annually to select students interested in studying sport media. The scholarship honors the late “Bob” Collins, the highly regarded sports editor and award-winning columnist for The Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado).
The Collins Scholarship is awarded each spring to one sophomore or junior in the Sport Management Program and one sophomore or junior in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a career in the sport media. The Collins Scholarship was established in 2011 and continues to be supported by members of the Collins and Maxwell families.
Recreation and Tourism awards:
Recreation Service Award:
This award is given to a senior Recreation major who has demonstrated outstanding service to the SMRT Division. Through this service, this senior should have given unselfishly for the betterment of others. The recipient receives a certificate and a $50.00 savings bond.
This award is given to a senior Recreation and Tourism major. To be eligible a student must have at least a 2.80 GPA, demonstrate professional contributions and leadership, show a dedication to and enthusiasm for the profession. and have an articulation of the profession. The recipient of the award receives a certificate.